'''Joanne''' "'''Jo'''" '''Rowling''', (; born 31 July 1965), pen names '''J. K. Rowling''' and '''Robert Galbraith''', is a British novelist, screenwriter and film producer best known as the author of the ''Harry Potter
'' fantasy series. The books have gained worldwide attention, won multiple awards, and sold more than 400 million copies.
They have become the List of best-selling books|best-selling book series in history
and been the basis for a Harry Potter (film series)|series of films
which is the second List of highest-grossing film series#Highest-grossing franchises and film series|highest-grossing film series in history
Rowling had overall approval on the scripts
and maintained creative control by serving as a producer on the final instalment.